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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42-44

A curious case of vanishing pigmented spots resembling lentigines


1 Delhi Dermatology Group, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Meenakshi Batrani
10, Aradhana Enclave, R. K. Puram, Sector 13, New Delhi - 110 066
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DOI: 10.4103/ijdpdd.ijdpdd_39_18

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Exogenous pigmentation due to arthropods or coloring agents/dyes may be mistaken for melanocytic lesions. Dermoscopy is a useful tool for the evaluation of pigmented lesions. We discuss the dermoscopic and histopathological features in a case of pigmented spots mimicking lentigines caused by burrowing bug and review the pertinent literature on exogenous pigmentation.


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